PPL Corporation Dividend yield

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   USD per share 
 Price  28.33
 Dividend  1.64
 Earnings  2.15
 Cash-flow  3.41
 Book value  14.91
 Equity  14.33

PPL Corporation is part of Electricity business, which is part of Utilities industry. PPL Corporation is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

PPL Corporation paid a total dividend of 1,181 million USD last year, for a market value of 20,398 millions (Market Cap 20,397 millions). Dividend per share of PPL Corporation is 1.64 USD, and his stock market price 28.33 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, PPL Corporation has a dividend yield of 5.79%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Utilities industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare PPL Corporation dividend yield with other Electricity companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of PPL Corporation

PPL Corporation Dividend Payout

About the ability of PPL Corporation to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.64 per share, an amount that accounts for 5.79%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). PPL Corporation payout on ernings is currently 76.28%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Utilities industry, which are 40.41% and 52.21% respectively. Both figures show that PPL Corporation can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of PPL Corporation is USD 3.41 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.64, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of PPL Corporation, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Utilities industry and Electricity sector companies.

PPL Corporation payout

PPL Corporation Stock performance

Finally, last moth PPL Corporation showed a return of -7.40% compared to a worldwide -5.60% average, and a -0.45% of Utilities firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -8.50% versus a worldwide performance of a -11.41%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Electricity firms.

PPL Corporation stock and market return

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